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CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
fathers, washington, frankli n, adams, a hamilton, jefferson, madison , a very different women. enormously interesting providing material for the rebidding stories of the founders as we mentioned before in our conversation, it is six bookspan one. with all you have done in your career, we're at a new level of writing about american history and history in general. we're all products the bar associations and those who have made our history and consequently have reached a level of interest as historical characters were books. must we researched and written about within the context of their lives. their marriages comment liaisons', all of the association's. they do not exist -- exist in a vacuum. you say far from diminishing the men and women and examination of there intimate lives will in large them for our time. with your perspective what led up to the book that has now come out? >> guest: what got me going was this idea that i had written a great many books of the revolution, over a dozen but mostly concerned with the men but yet in my novels i have always taken a woman's point*
NBC
Jan 31, 2010 11:00am EST
thursday, he was quick to claim that, while he may live in washington, he's not of washington. >> it's always nice to get out of washington -- it is. and spend a little time with the people who sent me to washington. chris: washington bashing is a time-honored tradition, even among incumbent presidents. here's the master, ronald reagan, campaigning for re-election inive in 1984. >> coming back here from washington, d.c. is a little bit like landing in the real world after an extended visit to the twilight zone. chris: in 2000, george w. bush ran as a washington outsider, despite spending much of his young adult life in washington. w chose his tasex side. care for our people. one thing about insurance -- that's a washington term. chris: anyway, the queen of outsiders has to be sarah palin. here she was at a north carolina fund raiser in 2008. >> we believe that the best of america is not all in washington, d.c. we believe -- we believe that the best of america is in the small towns that we get to visit and in these wonderful little pockets of what i call the real america, being here wit
ABC
Jan 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
us for good morning washington, starting tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. traffic is moving along several lanes of interstate 66 after a crash. a tractor-trailer collided with a -- with a pickup truck just before four o'clock this afternoon. the trailer had pulled over to the shoulder because of a mechanical problem and was hit by the pickup truck. two lanes are still closed at this hour. a washington d.c. area college student was one of two people killed in a house fire in colorado. adam lockard and lucille causley were both students at western state college. >> it was very outgoing. >> i think there is a lot of sadness, a lot of wondering why this had to happen. >> for other people were able to get out of the home. investigators say it appears that the fire started outside of the home. lawmakers in virginia will consider legislation this week that would force health insurance companies to cover certain treatments. virginia does not mandate insurers to cover a treatment called applied behavior analysis. those who opposed it say it would drive up costs. the d.c. mayor approval rat
CBS
Jan 31, 2010 10:30am EST
"washington post" and jim vandehei of politico for analysis. and then i'll have a final thought on the age of miracles or maybe it's not. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again from snowy washington. governor granholm is in her home state of michigan. senator thune is in south dakota. with us inside the belt way, inside the studio governor barbour and governor rendell. in a place where they're not often, here. welcome to both of you. i want to start this morning with something the president said on friday. when he visited a conference of house republicans and told them that all the tough talk in the... and the partisan rhetoric is making it harder for the two sides to work together. >> we have to be careful about what we say about each other sometimes because it boxes us in in ways that makes it difficult for us to work together because our constituents start believing us. they don't know sometimes this is just politics with you guys, you know, or folk
NBC
Jan 31, 2010 6:00pm EST
. being so close to washington, what that does is open the door for the president to make a lot of visits. baltimore becomes a wonderful place to do pilot programs, a different pilot programs for the nation. >> also on the show, -- pilot programs, different by the programs for the nation -- different pilot programs. hey, who wants to be a millionaire? well, maryland has a new way to try. they celebrated the launch of powerball today. >> a p.r. offensive. i am brian mooar in washington. >> all clear on doppler radar so far. >> american doctors working in haiti are finding new ways to get critical patients to the united states for care. 3 haitian children were airlifted by private jet today to the children's hospital in philadelphia. on wednesday, the u.s. military halted medevac flights after a dispute over where they would go and who would pay for it. >> and we would like to present this to you. 10,000 dollars. >> this seen it at a church in northwest baltimore. -- this scene at a church. the church pastor says is an effort to show the people of haiti that the church is committed t
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
put people back to work. >> how can washington improved consumer confidence? we had a 5% gdp number on friday, which is good, but the more you talk about holland and well -- how well the economy is doing, and the more than that they are attached from reality. guest: the investment banks are the first ones to show record profits and talk about paying record bonuses. people are furious about a lot of things, including, especially that. they see the economy growing 5.7% last quarter and they say, but we have unemployment at 10%. it might go higher. i think it is really important for people to see the president and congress work hard and to give confidence to the american people. have got to be demonstrated that we understand the difficulties shear -- a fiscal policy that is not sustainable. the president is criticized a lot for saying, i inherited a substantial nest. but that is the truth. he inherited the biggestw3 economic mess since roosevelt and hear it in harmony with economic freefall. -- inherited an economy which would free fall. >> senator, in light of the, as you just may, ex
NBC
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
frustration with the way washington works, as the president tries to engage the other side in a face-to-face policy debate open to cameras. >> very soon you are due to submit a new budget. >> i know there's a question in there somewhere. you're making a bunch of assertions. >> can the two sides work together? will there be give and take? we'll speak to two men central to making that happen. thep's senior adviser david axelrod and john boehner of ohio. then our roundtable weighs in on the president's focus on jobs and his political standing. the new york times david brook, cnbc's david faber, "the washington post's" eugene robinson and "u.s. news and world report"s mort zuckerman. in our "meet the press" minute we look back to a time not long ago when both sides engaged more openly in policy dialogue. the majority and minority leaders of the senate, side by side, together in one of their frequent "meet the press" appearances. >>> first, here with us exclusively david axelrod, senior adviser. good to be here. >> i want to begin with news this morning. first the trial of khalid shaikh mohammed
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
potomac. washington, d.c. is dealing with 12 inches of snow today. it also has very cold temperatures. the highs are expected to be just around 30 degrees, if not less. increasing concern for d.c. and other areas about clean-up after the storm treating the black ice on the slippery roadways. the snow and ice is expected to linger until monday in memphis. the rough wintry weather was too much for this tree. the ice formed on the branches. that gave way and crashed on to a house. no one was jerd. >>> 10 to 14 inches of snow fell across virginia. dominion says they've restored power to all but a few hundred customers. good news because some really cold air is about to settle in. >>> carl parker joins me now from the weather channel in atlanta. >> good morning, alex. we've got a very chilly picture. this is the current snow cover across the country. about three-quarters of the country now seeing some snow on the ground. a lot of snow here in parts of the west. there's that stripe from the latest storm that occurred in the mid-south and eventually the southeast. there is not a
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 2:00pm EST
interests in the decision-making here, in washington -- but this -- this is central to that. if you're going to deliver a message on the state of the union, one of the things you have to address how do we get -- how do we free our government from the grips of special interests. we, for example, proposed that every lobbyist disclose who they have contact with, whether it's in the administration or congress on behalf of their clients. we have to take some steps to protect our government, our democracy from the overweening influence of special interests. >> still don't have an answer if it was appropriate. >> i think it was appropriate. >> and alito's response. >> in this weird political season we are accustomed to unusual outbursts in the chamber during these speeches. >> final question. is the country better off than a year ago? >> look, until -- obviously in some ways the answer is yes. a year ago we were losing 700,000 jobs a month. when the president took office. our economy was shrinking at a rate of 6.4%. last friday we learned it's growing now at a rate of 6%. the job loss is one-
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 6:00pm EST
washington improved consumer confidence. the more you talk about how well this is doing and the less likely people feel it in the real world, the more washington seems to be detached from reality. that is one of the dangers. >> the investment banks, which will -- which caused the wreck were the first to show record bonuses. people are furious about a lot of things. they see the economy growing 5.7%, and they say, but we have unemployment that is still at 10. i think it is really important for people to seize the president and congress work hard and to give confidence to the american people, we have got to be demonstrating we understand the difficulties, a fiscal policy that is not sustainable. i know the president is criticized a lot for saying i inherited a substantial mess, but that is true. it is going to take awhile to get out of it, and i think there has been some stability now, and if we can find ways to work together, we will get this economy moving again. >> in light of the comments you just made the explain very realistically how much is out of the president's control, how m
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 10:30am EST
. çtomorrow on "washington journal", a discussion about how in decoders' -- independent voters affect the 2010 election. afterç that, a look at childhod obesity in the u.s. and the first lady's a national campaignç with arkansas'q surgn john. "washington journal", live at 7:00 p.m. eastern, here on c- span. in the nation's capital and across the country, and listen to c-span radio. in washington and at 90.1. it is a free app. president obama's first state of the union address. he talks about the economy, health care and national security and his agenda for the year. this is about an hour and 20 minutes. >> the president of the united states. [applause] w3i] [applause] ç [cheering] >> thank you. thank you. çthank you. [gavel] >> members of congress, i have çthe armor to present to you te president of the united states. -- the honor to present to you of the president of the united states. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thanmk you. thank you veryw3w3 much. thank you. madam speaker, vice president biden, members of congress, distinguished gue
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
% of those interviewed said that they hoped scott brown, the new senator elect would go to washington and be able to work with democrats to make health care reform a reality. only 28% wanted him to come to washington and stop everything and, again, i think, once again, the american people are far ahead of where washington is. i think we can get something done for the american people if we sit down and listen to each other and if we share dwrids and we work together on the pritorties. >> scott brown is willing to work with you, but he doesn't like the existing two bills. the president had a fascinating session on friday up in baltimore. i was in the back of the room and never seen anything like it. the president of the united states on television it was like question time in the british parliament. one thing he said was quite interesting. how he and the republicans disagree on several big issues when it comes to sweeping legislation. the president suggested maybe there is another one. . >> my hope would be that we can look at some of these component parts of what we're doing and maybe
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 7:00am EST
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FOX News
Jan 30, 2010 11:30pm EST
he owned up to a few mistakes and took shots at the political process in washington, the headlines and the overall coverage seemed to take a bit softer tone. the philadelphia inquirer has the president seizing the moment. the news and observer again, a humbler obama tries to reconnect and san jose news calls the speech feisty with the president on the defense. let's talk about it, jim, did the president win over the media with the speech? >> he didn't win over katie couric who i thought gave him a very tough interview where she asked, you know, asked did the administration drop the ball and so and and so on. but i thought the most revealing factoid of the last week was from the center for media and public affairs which concluded, according to the washington times, that obama got more favorable coverage than reagan, clinton and bush 43 put together in their first years. >> jon: what about that moment, elliss, in the speech where the president was lambasting the supreme court for the earlier decision in the week about campaign finance and you catch justice alito seeming to mouth the
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
where you are and the travel forecast head over to weather.com. >>> let's go to washington now and the newest efforts to fight the growing federal deficit. tomorrow, president obama will send his proposed 2011 budget to congress. the white house says its budget will save $20 billion next year. even though "the new york times" says the spending plan increases funding for education, research programs and struggling states. nbc's mike viqueira is at the white house. with a good sunday morning to you. >> good morning, alex. >> talk about which programs, mike, are on the chopping block and which ones are getting a boost? >> i think the president's going to achieve a measure of bipartisanship when he submits his budget stoerm. there's something in here for democrats and republicans to really dislike. they can join together in that regard, alex. the white house is trying to emphasize the cost-cutting measure, the trims that they're going to make in this budget. it is a $3.8 trillion budget. it's up $200 billion from last year. the white house let it be known yesterday that some 120 programs t
ABC
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
12 days ago has already changed washington. >> congratulations. that's a great win. >> just a few weeks ago, this republican seemed on a lonely campaign as he drove across the state in his now famous gmc truck. >> thank you, thank you, thank you so much. >> now he's a national star. and the 41st republican senator. the one vote blocking the president's reform plan. i caught up with scott brown on his tour to thank the voters this week. his morning routine does not yet reflect his new celebrity. doing the household chores, walking the family doing, snuggles. and eating at a local restaurant. i wanted to know what it is that makes him to appealing practically overnight. you have a fascinating resume. at 12, you were arrested for shoplifting. >> right down the street. >> you remember the place. okay. >> i do. >> at 22, you posed nude for "cosmopolitan" magazine. for the past 30 years you've been in the national guard. your a lieutenant colonel. now the newly elected senator of massachusetts. you're a star. what do you most want to accomplish? what is your passion? >> what i'm most pr
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 11:00am EST
all the sunday shows so maybe you don't have to. joining me in washington where you can find them only together on "state of the union" james carville and mary madeline. >> congratulations on your great year. all 50 states. >> thank you for being part of a great year. >> a good meal in every state. >> a couple meals in every state. don't tell the bean counters. at the very top you're hearing robert gibbs on the program earlier, a huge dust-up of whether to take khalid shaikh mohammed, other suspects from guantanamo bay and bring them to trial in a federal trial. after initially saying yes, new york city says no thank you. the administration is looking for somewhere else. do you believe, james carville, the administration will stand its ground and find a federal courthouse somewhere else in america? will there be backtracking and perhaps military commissions? >> i hope they find a federal court to try him. i'm not for trying this person as a soldier. i think he's a criminal and he ought to be tried as a criminal. interesting thing is, even when israelis caught ikeman, you know what they
HLN
Jan 31, 2010 7:00am EST
and miserable for a lot of people from texas to washington. they're dealing with the aftermath of a powerful winter storm. >>> and organizers of tonight's grammy awards show say expect an extravagant tribute to michael jackson. but it's the role his kids will play that is causing a buzz. >>> you're watching "hln" on the last day of january 2010. as always, great to see you. i'm susan hendricks. our top story, haitian authorities are detaining ten americans they have charged with child trafficking. the five men and five women are from an idaho-based charity called new life children's refuge. now, the group says it thought the 33 children were orphans and it was going to house them in the dominican republic. one member claims dominican officials agreed to allow them in without the required paperwork. people in their hometown say they are on a god-given mission. >> i'm convinced that nothing will stand in the way of him accomplishing his purpose through this whole team. and i know that even as we speak and the ten people that are sitting in the haitian jail right now are convinced of t
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> tomorrow on "washington journal," the role voters might play, and also the chinese influence on the global economy. after that, look at child of obesity in the u.s., and first lady michelle obama's national campaign with arkansas's attorney general. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. tonight on prime minister's questions, the house leader sylvan forbes gordon brown. she answered questions on british banks, -- the house leader filled in for gordon brown. tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> tonight, the history of executive power, from george washington to george w. bush. officer john yoo -- author john yoo talks about his new book. >> over the weekend, the congressional delegation attended a forum in switzerland to discuss the global implications of the obama administration's legislative agenda on health care, energy, the environment, and financial regulation. this is about an hour. >> welcome, everybody. >> our task is to try to get a global perspective to the legislative agenda and the united states. this is only panel specif
FOX News
Jan 31, 2010 2:00pm EST
. the young man who tells washington's top reporters when they are wrong. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington. the new focus here in the capital is on job creation and there was good news friday about strong fourth quarter growth. joining us now to talk about the economy, the president's revised agenda and more are four key congressional players. and gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you. >> thank you. >> let's start with the big picture. congressman ryan as the top rap on the house committee you called the president's state of the union speech insincere and then added this. he inched his rhetoric to the middle while doubling down in the substance and policies he has been pushing all along. the president proposed a spending freeze. he proposed tax credits. he proposed eliminating the capital gains tax for all investment in small business, to paraphrase him in the state of the union. why aren't you applauding. >> hthe freeze is delayed one year so this really isn't fiscal discipline. it is the rhetoric of fiscal discipline b
FOX
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
tells washington's top reporters when they're wrong. all right now. on "fox news sunday." and hello, again, from fox news in washington. the new focus here in the capital is on job creation. there was some good news friday about strong fourth quarter growth. joining us to talk about the economy, the president's revised agenda and more are four key congressional players. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> good to be here. >> chris: start with the big picture. congressman ryan, top republican on the house budget committee, you called the president's "state of the union" speech "insincere" and then you added this -- "instead of changing course, he inched his rhetoric a bit to the middle while doubling down on the substance of policies he's been pushing all along." now the president proposed a spending freeze. he proposed tax credits. he proposed eliminating the capital gains tax for all investment and small business, to paraphrase him in the "state of the union," why aren't you guys applauding? >> the spending freeze is on top of 84% increase of domestic discretionary spe
CNN
Jan 30, 2010 10:00pm EST
advisories for baltimore and south of washington. up toward philadelphia, even the counties on the shore -- on the jersey shore into ocean county. we have advisories posted, this all goes until tomorrow morning. watch out for more snow to accumulate. down in the carolinas, a winter weather advisory. what this means is temperatures will stay below freezing. all that ice that's on the ground will stay frozen. just be careful out there if you're traveling. we are still tracking the wintery weather not just into the south, but across much of the northeast. look at this, plenty of heavy snow, sweeping across delaware into maryland, and even up into new jersey and new york. our ireporters have been on the scene. and we have an ireport to show you of some of the snowfall accumulation. they're pretty outpy out there. in norfolk, virginia, you don't see a lot of snow. when you do, people talk about it. on average, they only see a few inches a year, barely if they get any. this time it covered most of the region. we're getting reports of 8 or 9 earths in norfolk, virginia. let's check out th
FOX
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
problem. you can see it coating the power lines in the city of washington and at one point 125,000 people were out of power. there is no heat, no way to cook and it could be a week before the electricity comes back on for everyone. some people are heading to shelters to make it through a night of temperatures in the teens. >>> and a whole lot of slipping and sliding. ice on top of snow made for nothing short of nightmare in rocky mountain, north carolina. --nott as bad as officials thought it would be. >>> we're also getting pictures up loaded to our website as well. this one is from mechanicsville. not something you want to see with snow out there on the roadways. a snowplow got stuck there. so it gives you just an idea of how bad it is out there on the roadways. you still have your time, go to send your pictures into myfoxdc.com. you can find the link on the home page. that's also your source for latest weather information 24/7, from the forecast to closings and delays, we are updating it around the clock for you with everything you need to know. >>> the snow slowed down fire cre
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 6:00pm EST
ago. now scott brown is the toast of the republican party, and some say the toast of washington in the nation. the incoming massachusetts senator is on a three-day tour of his home state this weekend, thanking voters for their support. kate baldwin is on the road with brown today, and she joins us now. hello. you know, he's a star. you see the flashbulbs and everything. he's been all over, kate. >> reporter: you can see the flashbulbs behind me. the crowd is gathering her and has been here for a little over an hour now trying to get in here to see the senator scott brown. this is hethe last stop on essentially a thank you tour. a three-day victory lap as he vis crossed the state, and it's all about thanking the people who helped him secure what was widely seen as the surprise republican victory in a solidly blue state. people have been turning out at the event that we were at last night. an estimated 500 people at each event. a very big crowd in foxboro. as well. these events are light on campaign speech or policy talk of any kind, but we did have a moment to catch up with the senator-
CNN
Jan 30, 2010 7:00pm EST
who could have been your president and washington insiders say could have put the democratic party in jeopardy, in political jeopardy. this week former senator john edwards, a former democratic presidential contender, admitted to fathering a child out of wedlock with a videographer rielle hunter, all released in "the politician," by andrew young. young spoke to abc news last night about how a plan was devised for young to claim he was the baby's father. >> there wasn't a lot of time to sit back and contemplate, hey, is this logical? was it logical, no. was it stupid, yes. did we do the right thing morally, no. absolutely not. >> really stunning turn of events here. young writes he has a videotape that shows john edwards having sex with a woman who appears to be rielle hunter. >> there was one tape that was marked special and we're just aghast. it was a sex tape of rielle and john edwards, made just a couple of months before the iowa caucuses. >> are you absolutely sure that this is -- this is john edwards and rielle hunter? >> it is definitely him. you never see her face. it is a visi
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 4:15pm EST
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FOX News
Jan 30, 2010 7:00pm EST
town whose mayor wants the trials to bring it publicity. molly henneberg live in washington with the latest. hi, molly. >> reporter: hi, julie. the obama administration tells fox no final decision has been made about where to try khalid sheikh mohammed and four others so new york city is still technically an option, but maybe not for long. official with the justice department says, "we're considering our options." new york officials have been urging the white house to change course. >> they had no idea the impact this wouz going to have and no idea of the security implications, yet they made such a momentous decision driven by ideology. now it's blowing up in their faces. >> we are worried about the effect effects of mass law enforcement in lower manhattan, congested traffic, resources that have to be spent by our city government and our state government. >> reporter: republicans say the trial should be held at gitmo or military base away from residential area in the military court system. the aclu said it would be "quite disappoidisappointing" i obama administration gives up on civi
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 4:00pm EST
winter for places like washington, d.c. we have a seen a lot of snow so far. we are still concerned. here's why. take a look at the current temperatures. in washington now, it is 31 degrees. we may get close to freezing as we go through the evening. with the sun shining we will see melting and down in southern virginia as well as the carolinas. the problem when you have the healthing is that you have the refreezing tonight. so overnight tonight, a lot of places will see the temperature drop below freezing and that includes the raleigh-durham chapel hill of the carolinas. that's where we will see a refreezing and advisory will continue until noon tomorrow. we will see a lot of ice, particularly on bridges and overpasses where it gets very cold and icy. watch out for that. that's where the advisories persist. when we take a closer look, at any more totals we are looking at definitely some improvements in the forecast. that's for sure. all right. let's take a look at tomorrow's weather forecast. hue pressure dominating. and we are going to be seeing sunshine in the forecast and looking
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 6:00am EST
states. a man washington insiders say could have taken down the democratic party. >> well, last week john edwards, former democratic pishl contender, admitted to fathering a child out of wedlock after lying to everyone about it. the details are in the book called "the politician." written by andrew young. young spoke to abc news of how edwards and his mistress hatched the plan for young to claim he was the baby's father. >> there was not a lot of time to sit back and contemplate, hey, is this logical? was it logical? no. was it stupid in yes. did we do the right thing morally? no. absolutely not. >> andrew young there, also, writes that he has a videotape that shows john edwards having sex with the woman that he says appears to be tree yel rielle hunter. >> there was one tape that was marked special and we are just agast. it is a sex tape of rielle and john edwards made just a couple months before the iowa caucuses. >> are you absolutely sure that this is john edwards and rielle hunter? >> it is definitely him. it is a visibly pregnant woman. >> well, john edwards' attorneys are
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 3:00pm EST
. everyone in washington wants to be their friends. but who are these people? what are the issues that will get these independent voters to pick a side? back with the panel to go over these answers. joanne, everyone, you said everyone is an independent voter. and everyone's up for grabs. >> absolutely. you've got an issue with the president in that, you know, you saw the state of the union address, you read his books. there's that theme running through the president's aproech, which is i overreached. i failed, i learned. and now you see it again with him talking about jobs, you see it with him talking about health care. and, you know, unfortunately voters don't want him to be learning and making mistakes on their watch. >> candy, you go across the country every day, you've been talking to independent voters, what do they want? >> well, one of the reasons we call them independent voters is they want a lot of different things. and the fact is that you've got a country where right now in registration and there are a lot of states that don't have registration by party. but, you know, high 20 pe
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2010 10:00pm EST
some games at... all that and more. washington post weekend live starts now. u hello and thanks for tuning in. the nfl is down to the final 2 teams as saints and colts punch their tickets to miami. this week was breaking down the games. what our panel thought about them. >> and they are putting licks on. >> he and farve, they will get to farve they take a hit and they take a licking and keep on ticking. >> farve's his ego makes him get up. once he was hurt he was throwing balls without velocity. within you look at the things that you go into the game. and he is on the jet's team. >> and very good. why didn't he play yesterday? number 21 was getting hit. lit up. and after about two big catches you bring sheppard off the bench. you stop, you go to if you can stop one of those guys garson but..., lowery. >> this the one but 21 was ate up the rest of the day. >> i see your point about manning. >> and that's not your typical you could not -- i could not pick off the street. >> peyton manning could. and he did. >> you know the one thing we have not discussed this is not to take away from
FOX
Jan 31, 2010 6:00pm EST
million dollars fo the 9/11 trials in the budget plan due out monday. in washington, julie kurtz, fox news. >>> some republicans plan to try to block financing for civilian trials of alleged terrorists. 192 detainees remain at guantanamo bay. >>> a just released political poll shows d.c.'s mayor isn't as popular as he used to be. a new washington post survey says 42% approve of the job adrian fenty is doing. the biggest drop is among african-americans of in his first year in office, most approved but now 65% disapprove. >>> massachusetts voters approved a republican to take the place of liberal lion senator ted kennedy. americans are getting to know senator elect scott brown. "american idol" fans already know his daughter.♪ ella brown had hopes of being an idol in 2006. simon cowell called her last performance robotic. the senator elect says he thinks it would be fun for ella to have a second chance. >> put her on the show again because she's grown as well. she was 17 and she had never even put on make up until she walked in the "american idol" studios. i'd love for them to get toge
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 7:00am EST
"the washington post, the race in maryland, what could happen? looking at what is happening there with more of an interest, the gop wanting to look good in maryland for governor. "a string of republican victories has raised the stakes considerably for one of the fewer -- fewest 2010 holdouts. they will try to regain the maryland governorship, going up for that this year. in most likely will not announce until march. one of the races to watch. we got an e-mail from paul. "the gop is toast and they do not know. they will lose the senate seat in massachusetts and more in the next cycle and the only votes they will get are from those who have not followed what is happening in that vote along party lines. -- a party lines." lexington, ky. what do you think? caller: we have had some version of one-party rule from both parties. we need to control government spending. $500 billion of money offshore? he suggested we should tax that money to bring down the deficit. if that money is going to come back to the united states, taxing it is the last thing you would want to do. you would want to lower
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 1:00am EST
revelations about a man who could have been your president. a man washington insiders say could have taken down the democratic party. john edwards, former democratic presidential contender, admitted to fathering a child out of wedlock after lying to everyone about it. the lurid details all released today in a book called "the politician" authored by edwards' longtime friend andrew young. how edwards and rielle hunter hatched a plan. >> was it logical? no. was it stupid, yes. did we do the right thing morally? no. absolutely not. >> andrew young also writes that he has a videotape that shows john edwards having sex with a woman who appears to be rielle hunter. >> there is one tape that was marked special. and we're just aghast. it's a sex tape of rielle and john edwards made just a couple of months before the iowa caucuses. >> are you absolutely sure that this is john edwards and rielle hunter? >> it's definitely him. you never see his face. it's a visibly pregnant woman. >> here's what they're saying at this hour. while we've not had an opportunity to view the interview or read the book, w
CBS
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
amplifies the amount. looking at a video and washington's capital got hit. we were calling for about 1-3- inches, it turned into 3-5 and some parts of the area got more than that. we only have as far as advisories are concerned, the portion of the eastern shore with a special weather statement of slick roadways for many of the secondary roads. it exited due east. temperatures now very cold in the single digits. only getting up to about 30 degrees. we will see a meltdown but because of the sun, not because of the temperatures and anything that does melt will refreeze overnight. and what happened with the snow, some amounts around the area. >> thank you. first some of the other reports, the snow has stopped. first warning weather coverage continues reporting from downtown baltimore where they beefed up the staff to deal with the mess. >> it was a treacherous day on the roads with icy spots. by night fall, the roads got better and less people were on the roads. this truck on i-97 could not get in and on the same highway, a snow-related accident. the snow hit the area hard. in baltimore, eme
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Jan 31, 2010 2:45pm EST
washington post weekend live. we look at the road that it took to get to miami and the orangemen and mike wise returns. you don't want to miss that. all that and more. washington post weekend live starts now. u hello and thanks for tuning in. the nfl is down to the final 2 teams as saints and colts punch their tickets to miami. this week was breaking down the games. what our panel thought about them. >> and they are putting licks on. >> he and farve, they will get to farve they take a hit and they take a licking and keep on ticking. >> farve's his ego makes him get up. once he was hurt he was throwing balls without velocity. within you look at the things that you go into the game. and he is on the jet's team. >> and very good. why didn't he play yesterday? number 21 was getting hit. lit up. and after about two big catches you bring sheppard off the bench. you stop, you go to if you can stop one of those guys garson but..., lowery. >> this the one but 21 was ate up the rest of the day. >> i see your point about manning. >> and that's not your typical you could not -- i could not pick
FOX News
Jan 31, 2010 6:00am EST
disagree on that. the fact that they've become such an all powerful organization in washington suggests to me the public should know more about how it operates. >> paul: how about if we have the fed back out of fiscal policy and credit-- >> fiscal policy. >> paul: and back to the mission it did before the last 18 months and focus on monetary policy rather than-- >> i think that the genie is out of the bottle. now that they've taken on the powers i'm not sure they'll go back to the way they used to be. >> paul: the genie back out of the bottle. if this is the case you covered latin america, that's the main problem. >> i'm in favor of stuffing the genie back in the bottle. >> paul: me, too. >> i don't think there's anything to say that we can't tell the fed, you know, this is your job and in fact, as you know, i mean, i think that we should get rid of the dual mandate that the fed has. how can the fed-- >> the dual mon date explain, monetary policy and full employment. >> exactly, how can the fed do both? there are times when, if we had stagflation in the '70s, there are times when pumpin
CBS
Jan 30, 2010 7:30pm EST
captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 comments@captioncolorado.com >>> from washington, "the mclaughlin group," the american original. for over two decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by met life. guarantees for the "if" in life. >>> issue one, obama rebooted. >> the worst of the storm has passed. but the devastation remains. >> president obama in his state of the union speech this week described the economic devastation that continues in the wake of the nation's worst economic recession in 75 years. here's the devastation. >> one in ten americans still cannot find work. many businesses have shuddered, home values have declined, small towns and rural communities have been hit especially hard. and for those who'd already lif that much harder. >> question. president obama faced three imperatives this week, the democrats, they were despirited. they needed rallied. the independents were alienated and republicans needed wooing. president obama had to do it with the state of the union address. did he satisfy all of
ABC
Jan 30, 2010 11:00pm EST
off guard. >> shirley, washington goes into a panic mode and stays off the roads. -- usually, washington goes into a panic mode. >> was unusually heavy traffic. it quickly turned into a much more snow and drivers found themselves in trouble. >> we decided that we would pretend as though it was not snowing. it was bad enough that we get absolutely stuck on a main thoroughfare. >> they spun out and got stuck on democracy boulevard. >> there was a point where we were going sideways. >> as the snow tapers off, another winter mess is creeping in. dramatically low temperatures are almost instantly freezing the roadways. >> cars are sliding everywhere. >> tonight, the concern is the dreadful black ice. an already busy day will not end soon. >> a lot of accidents. it has been busy. >> plows are still coming through, working hard through the night and into the morning. a friend of mine earlier joked, we definitely got the dusting, but we got it 14 times. all jokes aside, it caused a lot of problems on the roadway, especially i-495 and i-270, but the ice is the concern. at democracy bo
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Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
. >> i'm shannon bream live in washington. target taliban. a drone attack may have killed a top leader a live report coming up. >> arrested in haiti, ten americans are detained in the quake zone. was this about child trafficking or a mixup. >> hope crushed. obama girl's famous crush let her down. we'll talk to her about how it all fell apart. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with a alert a mission to rescue haitian orphans did not go the way a church group expected as the ten americans tried to take the children across the border into the dominican republic they were detained by haitian police. laura engle has the latest . >> they're in custody. a relumes that could be a misunderstanding but until the american group appears before a judge in port-au-prince tomorrow, they aren't going anywhere. the ten americans are suspected taking part in an illegal adoption scheme according to the haitian social affairs minister. church members thought they had the paperwork in order to take the children across the border to the dominican re
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
washington state and even in oregon. there are showers, but when you go up in the higher elevations, you will the snow pileup in earnests. parts of the northern and central rockies could see one to two feet of snow. that could limit visibility. but in the valleys, too, visibility dropping to a quarter of a mile at times. this nice and sunny for you in new york city. for western new york, back in syracuse, you could see snowfall there. southern california, mostly sunny with high temperatures. going to 64 degrees in l.a., and 44 in denver, and 68 in tampa. 38 in new york and 32 in boston. that's a look at your forecast. a lot more coming up on cnn sunday morning. everybody thinks he's the most handsome cat they've ever seen. [ woman announcing ] purina one for indoor cats... unlocks the brilliance of nature... with a natural fiber blend that helps minimize hairballs... and maintain a healthy weight. [ laurie ] he's a character. he brings so much laughter into this household. and he's the best-lookin' cat there is. [ announcer ] it's amazing what one can do. host: could switching to geico 1
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Jan 31, 2010 6:00am EST
"washington journal." at 10:00 eastern byron dorgan talks about jobs legislation. after that president obama's state of the union address followed by the republican response with new virginia governor bob mcdonald. >> american jazz can be an instrument for spreading good will overseas. >> i think so. over there jazz is stronger than the masons, just like a religion. >> they go in for it big, huh? >> they love it. >> he was the single most important figure in jazz in the 20th century. >> q&a tonight. terry teachout on louisÑi armstrong on c-span. up next "washington journal." today the guests include linda feldman of the christian signs monitor and david hawkings. they talk about politics and the latest news. then jacqueline o'neill of the institute for inclusive security talks about the role women play in muslim countries. then a former c.i.a. intelligence officer looks at al qaeda's determination to acquire weapons of mass destruction. "washington journal" is next. . >> good morning and welcome to "washington journal" on sunday the last day of january for 2010. dozen presid
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
work with democrats to help health care reform a reality. 28% wanted him to come to washington and stop everything. once again the american people are far ahead of where washington is. i think we can get something done for the american people if we sit down and listen to each other. if we share ideas and work together. >> scott brown said he is willing to work with you, but he does not like the two existing bills, the house and the senate version. i was in the back of the room in baltimore, and never seen anything like that. the president of the united states with in question and answer forum. the president suggests maybe there is another way instead of sweeping legislation. >> my hope would be that we can look at some of the these component parts of what we are doing and maybe break some of them up on different policy issues. >> is that a signal on health care? would the president like speaker pelosi to pass the senate bill, or does the president think, let's test the republicens, if they said they would work with us, let's break up health care? >> i don't think that we know the a
NBC
Jan 30, 2010 11:00pm EST
days away. >> considering what they do in washington with the players and coaches, this might work out. what is the old code going to do in baltimore? we will tell you, coming up next. >> it is time to play multi match. tonight's jackpot has an estimated annuity of $3.3 million. your numbers for this saturday are 17-37-32-39-3-42. if no one matches all six numbers on one month of a ticket, the jackpot climbs to $3.4 million. starting february 8, multi match drawings moved to monday and thursday nights at 11:22 p.m. right here on wbal-tv 11. we go through them all the time. doors that mark the day's events. new beginnings. endings. routines. revealing the stories and dramas -- the victories and challenges -- that help us go through new doors of our own. be part of the story. colonial williamsburg. >> joe flacco will have a new coach this year. jim zorn does not have to park to drive. he was fired by dan snyder earlier this month. he spent 11 years as a quarterback coach, 11 years playing quarterback in the nfl, mostly with the seahawks. everyone is looking for their next start, and
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Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
controversial. it comes out tomorrow. big ritual in washington surrounding the annual release of the budget. tomorrow morning at the government printing office, alex. >> okay. so mike, i have a question and this is a real importance. we're talking about georgetown/duke basketball game. the president was there. that was a big hullabaloo but joined the broadcaster in announcing part of the game. how did he do? >> he seemed it to do all right. it was kind of funny. he was huddled with top advisers the day he got back from the interesting encounter with republicans up the road here in baltimore. huddled with top advisers. they were courtside. the vice president was there, david axelrod was there. the deputy chief of staff was there. the press secretary was there. all watching georgetown and duke. two powerhouses. not in the same conference, but still, have been preeminent basketball programs for a long time. georgetown is like a mile away. practically looking at the spires of hely hall. the president made the trip. he stopped by the broadcasters at courtside and one of them asked him, th
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Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
quote travels all the time, why don't they just play politics in washington, is this just politics as the president says or the same proposal six months ago when they co-sponsored it, what was wrong with it last week when a president wanted it? >> i discussed this very issue with the president right after he came to office and with his chief of staff. never could get a commitment out of him. in a meantime we have seen a year now they passed a budget that doubled the national debt in five years and tripled it in ten and a lot of skepticism and the president endorses this commission a couple days before the vote and where was he a year ago when we were talking about it? >> why should that matter? i'm sorry for interrupting. yes, the president endorsed it because of political pressure without a doubt. democratic senators weent the white house and said we will not vote to increase the ceiling. if it's a good idea, let's say the president is playing politics and if it's a good idea, why not vote for it. you were here several months ago and you said it was a good idea. >> the greg conrad propos
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Jan 31, 2010 3:00pm EST
of the union speech checked in at an hour and nine minutes. >> you see washington has been telling us to wait for decades, meanwhile, china is not waiting to revamp its economy. germany is not waiting. they are not standing still. these nations aren't playing for second place. i do not accept second place for the united states of america. >> bill: okay. according to congressional research, which president likely delivered the shortest state of the union address ever, george w. bush, jimmy carter, abe lincoln or george washington. which was the shortest. cards, please. and it's george washington, do you know why? he was on a horse. nobody cares, nobody was there. no television coverage. >> nobody watching. >> bill: the reason he did, he had no teeth. it was very hard for him. >>> wooden teeth. >> the horse could have talked. [ laughter ] >> why do we have him on. does anybody know why we have him on? one day he disappeared. question number four, as you know, eric holder 'made the decision to try khalid shaikh mohammed in a civilian court. >> the 9/11 attacks were both an act of war and
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Jan 31, 2010 4:00pm EST
it worth it? julie is following the story live from washington. >> reporter: the obama white house and the justice department continue to look for options other than new york city mastermind khalid shaikh mohammed and co-conspirators. no decision has been made yet. they have been facing strong political opposition after deciding they would hold the trial in new york city. david axelrod, moving trial location is under consideration but he gave no solid indication of when the decision will be made opinion. >> the city of new york was originally recent i have to that. now, they have reservations based on logistics and cost. we're taking those under consideration, but i think the reports you've read are wildly premature. no decisions have been made at this point. >> reporter: new york city mayor michael bloomberg that wanted to hold it in federal court near the trade center is asked president obama to rethink it. he believes they will reject any funding for a civilian trial. optimism el says they -- mcconnell says they should be detained in guantanamo bay. >> any community will reject
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